The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Art and Design, accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, offers engaging and inspiring art instruction in undergraduate and graduate courses. Programs in studio art, art history, and art education prepare students for fulfilling careers as professional artists, and for careers in museums, businesses, schools, and galleries.

As arts center goes up, UALR to raise $3M for scholarships

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has started a campaign to raise $3 million in the next five years for scholarships for its arts students, the school announced Tuesday. The fundraising campaign officially started Tuesday, running in conjunction with the construction of the campus’s new Windgate Center of Art + Design, which is to open Jan.


Our vision is to be an accessible destination center for visual art and design.


The Department of Art supports the mission of the University through its own quality programs. The Department promotes excellence in the visual arts, develops intellect, knowledge, and skills. Fosters awareness of contemporary trends and traditional arts for students and community through education, research, collaboration, and example.


  • Quality
  • Craft
  • Concept
  • Content
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Accountability